Aparna Balamurali is an architect student who hails from Thrissur. Unexpectedly she got an opportunity to take part in the audition of Maheshinte Prathikaaram and passed it with flying colors. Anyhow Maheshinte Prathikaaram is not her first movie. Her entry into movie industry happened as a child artist through the movie Yathra Thudarunnu and then a minor role in Oru Second Class Yathra. The movie which earned her fame and recognition was Maheshinte Prathikaaram in which she did a pivotal role opposite to Fahadh Fazil.